Meet our panelists

Kate Pexton

Kate Pexton

Contrast Recruitment

 

Kate has spent the last 23 years in recruitment, and has provided staffing services for a range of businesses from Early Stage start ups to Global organisations.

Equally comfortable discussing high level growth strategy with a CEO as she is discussing a CV with a candidate at the outset of their career; her interest in people and assisting them in achieving their desired outcome is always at the forefront of what Kate does. Kate is a qualified NLP practitioner and Personal Coach, and is also qualified as a Mcquaig pshchometric interpreter.

Steven Glicher

Steven Glicher

Harts Accountants

 

Steven qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987. He has gained a wealth of experience in accountancy, tax and advising businesses and individuals, having worked for international and independent practices.

Steven started his own firm, Steven Glicher & Co, in 1991, which merged with Harts in 2018. He continues to advise small and medium sized businesses in many different sectors concentrating on accounts, tax, audit and business planning.

Carl Enser

Carl Enser

Fabric IT

 

Carl runs Fabric IT based in Macclesfield. Fabric IT provides their customers with outsourced IT support and business transformation services.

Fabric IT work closely with you to resolve problems and improve your process with technology to make business more efficient and increase profits.

Becky Reardon

Becky Reardon

Embrace Marketing

 

Marketing your organisation in the right way is hugely important to keep your competitive edge. If you stop communicating to your customers, then they’ll forget about your products and services. But, times have changed. Clients generally need different messages to what resonated pre-Coronavirus.

Becky Reardon is founder and Managing Director of Embrace Marketing – a full service branding and marketing agency. She has over 13 years’ experience from in-house and agency roles, helping to generate impactful brands and marketing campaigns.

Becky has worked on a variety of brands in the private (B2B and B2C) and public sector from large to small. Becky helps brands to become a strategic pillar of growth for organisations across a range of sectors including: healthcare, charity, manufacturing, finance, consultancies, construction, logistics and education.

Fabio Mazzieri

Fabio Mazzieri

Inspiire Coaching

 

Fabio is is Co-Founder of Inspiire Coaching and is a Fully Certified Entrepreneur’s Circle Coach fundamentally working with Start-up and SME businesses to help them crack their ‘Rhythmic Acquisition Of Customers’ using a proven 5 part Sales and Marketing system getting your business to where you want it to be.

Fabio can help with video marketing, Facebook advertising, Google My Business setup, LinkedIn lead generation as well as guiding you on effective networking.

Fabio also is the Co-Founder of North Cheshire Business Mastermind, Macclesfield Town App, Macclesfield Town Business Networking, Digi Comms North Ltd, owner of Silk Fitness Therapy based in Macclesfield and presents the Macc Town Business Briefing show with CanalsideRadio 102.8fm.

Fabio is passionate about connecting, promoting and supporting local businesses within the North Cheshire region.

Fiona Drake

Fiona Drake

Fiona Drake

 

Fiona is an award-winning Mindset coach, and highly engaging, confident and entertaining public speaker.

Coaching business owners and entrepreneurs to create limitless performance, skyrocket their sales and gain clarity on their purpose, passion and power.

Fiona is a certified Meditation and Mindfulness Coach and Wellness in the Workplace Coach. Fiona is a licensed Teacher in the philosophies of the iconic Louise Hay – one of the first self-development pioneers.

Having worked in senior roles in the corporate world for several decades, including latterly, Sales and Marketing Director for a household brand leader,
Fiona has a wealth of experience to support the work she delivers today.

Fiona is passionate about positivity, mindset, affirmative language, human behaviour and wellness, and works with corporate businesses to help support their staff in all aspects of wellbeing.

Steve Morton

Steve Morton

Nettl of Macclesfield

 

Steve is Managing Director of Nettl of Macclesfield and provides graphic design, print, exhibition design and website services to national companies.

With over 15 years experience in building websites for start-ups through to Blue-Chip Companies, Steve can advise on any aspect of your online presence, including setting up e-commerce solutions.

Nettl can help promote your business through Search Engine Optimisation as well as Google My Business and all aspects of digital marketing.

Steve is also the Co-Founder of North Cheshire Business Mastermind, the Macclesfield Town App, Macclesfield Town Business Networking, Inspiire Coaching and Digi Comms North Ltd.

Ask Steve about any aspect of your businesses online presence and he will be able to help you.

Amir Khan

Amir Khan

Thorneycroft Solicitors

 

The Employment and HR team at Thorneycroft Solicitors offer a range of fixed cost services that are tailored to your individual business needs. Our packages are designed to suit all businesses, regardless of size or industry, and will ensure that you are fully compliant in this fast-evolving area of law. We offer a range of options from ad hoc advice or bespoke services for business owners, online HR support, or HR Consultancy services.

Amir can provide advice on all aspects of Employment Law for your business and has previously acted for both employers and individuals in a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Amir has particular experience in advising on unfair dismissal, constructive unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. He also has experience in reviewing, drafting and advising on contracts, policies and settlement agreements.

Sue Bowden

Sue Bowden

North Cheshire Chamber of Commerce

 

Membership of the Chamber gives local businesses immediate access to a flourishing community whilst providing a platform to market their company and connect with like-minded individuals.

In addition to hosting an array of business-to-business networking events throughout the year, North Cheshire Chamber provides member-to-member marketing opportunities, business advice and signposting, training and exporting services, as well as lobbying representation to key stakeholders and influencers in North Cheshire.

Having been with North Cheshire Chamber many years and now In her role as Chief Executive, Sue has a wealth of local business knowledge and if she can’t help, she will know someone who can!

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